The not good enough mother / Sharon Lamb.

"A psychologist tasked with removing children from dangerous homes begins to question methodology and her own mothering skills when her son becomes a victim of the opioid crisis. Psychologist and expert witness Sharon Lamb takes children away from their parents. A trained forensic evaluator for...

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Main Author: Lamb, Sharon, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Boston : Beacon Press, 2019.
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